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Head ChefThe Greater China Restaurant Company Limited
Head ChefThe Greater China Restaurant Company Limited
Job Highlights
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Great benefits and company culture
  • Fluent English required
Job Description

We are a leading hospitality group aims at building iconic restaurant and hospitality brands that offer exceptional value to our guests. Due to rapid expansion, we now have an exciting opportunity to join our team as Head Chef.

SUMMARY

Responsible for all food production including that used for restaurants and other outlets. Develop menus, food purchase specifications and recipes. Supervise staff. Develop and monitor food and labor budget for the department. Maintain highest professional food quality and sanitation standards.

RESPONSIBILTIES

Menu & Food Development

  • Primary objective is to establish The Greater China Restaurant Company (GCRC) as the home of the best fine casual dining available in the markets we operate.
  • Experiment and create new and tasty menu items that sit well with the different brand positioning, our customers’ tastes and preferences, and the market’s direction.
  • Review and where necessary improve existing menu items.
  • Plan yearly menu development calendars.
  • Manage suppliers to ensure the best quality produce at the best prices.
  • Work with the Ops team and Marketing to create daily, monthly, seasonal and periodic menu items.
  • Communicate the DNA of the different brands via the language of food, wowing customers and driving repeat business.Support the marketing initiatives of the business through meeting with journalists and bloggers to promote our menu and brand identity

 Quality

  • Upkeep the hygiene and cleanliness of the kitchen facilities, the personnel and the food and ingredients and ensuring the restaurant complies with local regulation.
  • Ensure that day dot systems are effective and all expired items are destroyed and correctly accounted for.
  • Maintain the highest standards of kitchen cleanliness and safety (food & equipment).
  • Ensure consistency of product through good systems and procedures, well documented recipes and How-to-cards, effective new product training and a transparent quality control process.

People

  • Recruitment and career development planning for kitchen team members.
  • To coach and develop key kitchen team members such that we are able to build a core team that supports additional restaurant openings.
  • Ensure that all statutory and Company policies regarding staff welfare, recruitment, discipline and discrimination are adhered to.
  • Ensure that all staff receive regular training in compliance with both Company regulations and where applicable by law.
  • Motivate your team and establish effective channels of communication for all restaurant information including conducting daily briefing with staff.
  • Build an inclusive workplace in which people from highly diverse backgrounds and with different skill sets are fairly treated and respected.  Avoid favoritism and the creation of factions or clique
  • Recruit staff and conduct on-job training and performance appraisal for staff
  • Ensure that the kitchens are effectively managed and appropriately staffed at all times
  • Suspend subordinates pending disciplinary action, report any such events to HR department

Financial

  • Responsibility for the kitchen P&L, overseeing Cost of Goods, Wastage, Purchasing efficiency and Par levels, Spoilage
  • Management and analysis of menu mix, item margins, effective use of menu engineering to drive sales and improve margins
  • Establish systems and procedures that ensure effective portion and cost control

REQUIREMENTS

  • 8 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Able to interact positively with supervisor, management, coworkers, members, and the public to promote a team effort and maintain a positive and professional approach. 
  • Able to produce a high volume of work in a timely manner, which is accurate, complete, and of high quality. 
  • Able to come to work regularly and on time, to follow directions, to take criticism, to get along with co-workers and supervisors, to treat co-workers, supervisors and members/guests with respect and courtesy, and to refrain from abusive, insubordinate and/or violent behavior. 
  • Fluent English is required.

We offer competitive remuneration package to right candidate. Interested parties please click "Apply now" or send your full resume with current and expected salary to

Human Resources Department
Tel: 3585 8501
Whatsapp: 6922 1722
Company Website: www.gcrc.com.hk

All applications will be treated in strict confidence by authorized personnel and used for the purpose of selection only.

Additional Information
Career Level
Senior
Qualification
Non-Degree Tertiary
Years of Experience
8 years
Employment Type
Full Time, Permanent
Benefits
Dental insurance, Five-day work week, Medical insurance, Performance bonus
Company details

GCRC is a leading hospitality group based in Hong Kong operating since 2001. The mission is to build iconic restaurant and hospitality brands that offer exceptional value to our guests through our healthy obsession with creating memorable dining experiences, award winning food and beverage offerings and surprising value propositions.  We do this by ensuring infectious pride, ownership and enthusiasm from all of our team members.  We are focused on the informal fine dining Western food segment as that is what we know and where we would like to eat and drink. We want each of our brands to be best in class - not just locally but also globally.  

 
Our Brands:
 
Beef & Liberty
Our love of ‘all things burger related’ inspired us to spend years researching what makes the perfect hamburger meat-to-bun ratios, patty recipes, grind coarseness, Maillard reactions, and cheese meltability to name but a few. Beef & Liberty is the product of that obsession – those technical details are exactly what we are all about. It’s this passion that’s made us want to share our burger addiction with the good people of Hong Kong.Our name originates in 18th century Britain where the leading members of London society gathered in beefsteak clubs to partake of great food, fine booze and entertaining company. The brilliantly named Sublime Society of Beefsteaks was the most famous of all the clubs and its motto was “Let beef and liberty be my reward”. We loved the line so much we took it as our name.
 
Uwe
Our fine-dining restaurant by Executive Chef, Uwe Opocensky.  At restaurant Uwe, we aim to make you feel as if you just stepped through my front door for an evening of exceptional cooking, crafted from the best possible local and organic ingredients that are paired with wines of incredible value, from both small and large growers alike. Our aim is to create a sense of hospitality that is unpretentious and unfussy, to be enjoyed in a small intimate ambiance where friends can relax and focus on the plate in front of them with a glass in hand.
 
Find out more at http://gcrc.com.hk/